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    Posted 6 years ago

    geo26e
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    Dick Tracy is a comic strip featuring Dick Tracy, a square-jawed, hard-hitting, fast-shooting, and intelligent police detective. Created by Chester Gould, the strip made its debut on October 4, 1931, in the Detroit Mirror. It was distributed by the Chicago Tribune New York News Syndicate. Gould wrote and drew the strip until 1977.

    I am posting today a first issue Dick Tracy wristwatch made by New Haven circa 1935. This is larger watch compared to the post WWII Dick Tracy watches which are 25% smaller in size and the graphics are slightly different. It has Chester Gould's signature between number 4 and 5 on the dial.

    I vaguely remember Kerry10456 had mentioned something about Dick Tracy's hat which comes in several different colours on the dial of the 1935 issues and some colours are harder to find than others. Perhaps Kerry can kindly elaborate on this! Cheers Kerry!

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    Comments

    1. geo26e geo26e, 6 years ago
      For comparison, this is the link for Kerry's 35' Dick Tracy watch : http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/113324-1935-new-haven-dick-tracy-wrist-watch?in=activity
    2. SEAN68 SEAN68, 6 years ago
      wow!!!! really love this!!!
    3. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 6 years ago
      Ditto Sean! Love the old characters and it's great to see them on watches. What a classic piece!
    4. kerry10456 kerry10456, 6 years ago
      Hats are Blue, Grey/ Brown......first issue is the Grey/Brown.....the blue is variant #2......touch smaller casing also...approx. 1.5 mm and smoothed edge, no rib
    5. geo26e geo26e, 6 years ago
      Thanks Mani, Adam, agh, pops, Sean, Roy, mike, rlwindle, shareurpassion, ttom, uxbridge, Phil, Kerry & vetraio! Big big cheers for the appreciation and cool comments! :-)
    6. geo26e geo26e, 6 years ago
      Thanks tom, racer44, moowoo, Michael, Trey and Mickey! :-)
    7. geo26e geo26e, 6 years ago
      Thank you Ted! :-)
    8. geo26e geo26e, 6 years ago
      Thanks very much snoopy!
    9. TheGateKeeper TheGateKeeper, 6 years ago
      The two way wrist radio will be a reality very soon. Gould and Verne were way ahead of their time.
    10. geo26e geo26e, 6 years ago
      Thank you shanmu, Roy & Gatekeeper for the appreciation! :-)
    11. geo26e geo26e, 6 years ago
      Thank you Loudmusic! Much appreciated! :-)
    12. geo26e geo26e, 6 years ago
      Thank you very much Bigsarge! :-)
    13. geo26e geo26e, 6 years ago
      Thank you Mani! :-)
    14. geo26e geo26e, 6 years ago
      Thanks Petey!:-)
    15. geo26e geo26e, 6 years ago
      Big cheers to you Itch! Thanks for stopping by! :-)
    16. JaredRolen JaredRolen, 6 years ago
      I love to find one of those!!! Thanks for posting!

      Are they hard to find, would love one for my son!
    17. geo26e geo26e, 6 years ago
      @ JaredRolen, ebay or Hakes Auctions will be a good starting point to look for a similar one! Thank you for visiting! :-)
    18. geo26e geo26e, 6 years ago
      Thank you miKKo for stopping by and the appreciation! :-)
    19. geo26e geo26e, 6 years ago
      Thanks very much czechman! :-)
    20. geo26e geo26e, 6 years ago
      Thanks Ashlee!:-)
    21. geo26e geo26e, 6 years ago
      Thanks steller! Very much appreciated! :-)
    22. geo26e geo26e, 6 years ago
      Thank you trgrubaugh! Very much appreciated! :-)

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